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A Weekday Menu Recipe


Tiramisu   Veg  CD  DP   Italian  20mins plus chilling



Serves 4        Cold  Vegetarian Alcohol Dessert  Pudding  Italy  Europe



150ml/5fl.oz. Strong Black Coffee

3 tbsp Marsala or Sherry

2 tbsp Brandy

6 Trifle Sponges

225g/8oz Mascarpone Cheese

270ml/9fl.oz. Double Cream

4 level tbsp Icing Sugar, sifted

25g/1oz Cocoa Powder




1. In a small bowl, mix together the coffee, Marsala or sherry and brandy.


2. Place half the sponges in a large serving dish (preferably glass) and pour over half the coffee mixture.


3. Lin a large mixing bowl, lightly whip the cream then add the mascarpone and icing sugar. Mix until well combined then  spoon half the mixture over the trifle sponges.


4. Place the remaining  sponges on top and pour over the remaining coffee


5. Top with the remaining  mascarpone mixture and smooth the surface.


6. Sift the cocoa powder over the top and if possible, chill before serving.



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